Are you a practising optometrist who is thinking about getting therapeutically endorsed? The Graduate Certificate in Ocular Therapeutics at UNSW is accredited by OCANZ and allows graduates to gain therapeutic endorsement. Students will study three part-time courses that cover the didactic and clinical components of ocular therapy. On completion of this specialised program, you will be able to prescribe topical therapeutic agents effectively, safely and in line with relevant legislation to manage ocular disease in your optometry patients.  

Applications for the Graduate Certificate in Ocular Therapeutics program at UNSW are now open. This program will be delivered by an award-winning team of instructors from the School of Optometry and Vision Science at UNSW Sydney. The program is facilitated by regular live webinars and online lectures over the course of one year. The next cohort will be commencing their studies in mid-January 2024.  

Indicative Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours for this program: 170 hours, including 50 interactive hours (based on program data from 2022).

There are limited Commonwealth Supported Places (CSPs) available for this program. The 2024 Indicative CSP Fee to complete this program: $4,472*  

Domestic students who receive a CSP will have a substantial proportion of their fees subsidised by the Australian government. CSP places are assessed on the basis of merit. CSP are offered to the most competitive applicants and the remaining eligible applicants will be offered a full-fee place.